Chihuahua Stolen at Whole Foods; Genetically Engineered Crops Are Big Right Now


• Two women dog-napped a chihuahua in front of the Beacon Hill Whole Foods last night. The owner is offering a $1,000 reward. [UH]

• Genetically engineered crops had a banner year in 2011, though people are a bit iffy on GM salmon. [USAT]

• A South African fried chicken chain that’s “a mix of Portuguese and African-style spicy chicken” is expanding rapidly worldwide. Yes, please! [NYDN]

• Bread is the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet. Who knew? [Healthland/Time]

• Mindful eating is about “savoring every bite,” and is considered a form of meditation through food. It’s also one of the tips in French Women Don’t Get Fat, so expect a bonus in that regard. [NYT]